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One Person’s Story

Farzaneh Hosseinjani Moqaddam


Age: 25
Nationality: Iran
Religion: Non-Believer
Civil Status: Single


Date of Killing: August 5, 1982
Location of Killing: Evin Prison, Tehran, Tehran Province, Iran
Mode of Killing: Death in custody
Charges: Unknown charge

About this Case

The information about Ms. Farzaneh Hoseinjani Moqaddam is gathered from a book titled Siavoshan, “Remembrance of the Ranjbaran Party of Iran’s Martyrs” by Baqer Mortazavi © 1999, Germany.

Furthermore, Ms. Hosseinjani Moqaddam is one of the 1533 executed prisoners listed by the Association of Iranian Women of Köln (Germany). The list published in 1997 is entitled: "A partial list of names of women executed by the Islamic Republic of Iran."

This execution was also reported in an addendum to the Mojahed magazine (No 261), published by Mojahedin Khalq Organization in 1985. The list includes 12028 individuals, affiliated with various opposition groups, who were executed or killed during clashes with the Islamic Republic security forces from June 1981 to the publication date of the magazine.

Arrest and detention

The circumstances of this defendant’s arrest and detention are unknown. According to the existing information, Ms. Hoseinjani Moqaddam was arrested in route to Tehran on the Chalus Road in 1982. She was taken to the Evin prison.


No information is available on the defendant’s trial.


No information is available on Ms. Hoseinjani Moqaddam’s charges.

Evidence of guilt

The report of this execution contains no evidence against the defendant.


No information is available on Ms. Hoseinjani Moqaddam's defense.


No details are available on Ms. Hoseinjani Moqaddam's execution. According to existing information, she died under torture on August 5, 1982.

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